Curriculum Vitae
Susan Barfield Wright
revised: 10/5/02
Personal

105 S.W. 42 St.
Gainesville, Florida, USA 32607
(352)372-7975
Email:   swright  @ ufl.edu .

Education

Graduate work in Computer Science, University of Florida, Gainesville. 1980-1981

B.A. Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Florida. December, 1979. Phi Beta Kappa. President's Honor Roll 1975, 1979.

Undergraduate work, University of New Mexico. 1978.

Undergraduate work, Florida International University. 1976.

Undergraduate work, University of Florida. Gainesville, Florida. 1975-1979.

 
Professional experience

10/99-present  Office of Medical Education, Dean's Office, College of Medicine, University of Florida. Develop online web-based system for scoring, processing and management of online tests and evaluations. (Part-time appointment)
6/98-10/99   Courtesy Faculty appointment, College of Medicine, University of Florida. Assist and advise the College as needed.
April 1999   Consultant to Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, on managing and deploying information technology.
1991-1998   Director of Office of Computing and Information Technology, Dean's Office, College of Medicine, University of Florida. Direct college-wide information systems and technology for the Dean's Office and College. Coordinate information technology for twenty three departments, fifty Centers and Programs. The College owned and operated over 3,200 networked computers and three videoteleconferencing sites serving over 900 faculty, 4,000 staff and 773 students. Geographic distribution included main campus located in Gainesville, off-campus sites located within the Gainesville urban area, a satellite campus located in Jacksonville, Florida, and three remote program sites located in Pensacola, Lake City and Broward County, Florida. Primary duties included:
  • advise the Dean and College administration on information technology issues
  • recommend and implement information technology policy and procedure for the College
  • provide leadership in technology adaptation and adoption
  • deliver network services such as email, web service, file and print services, directory service to the Dean's Office and College
  • deliver videoteleconferencing services to the College
  • represent the College on information technology issues
  • supervise a staff of 11 and coordinate the activities of 38 additional information technology support staff in the College's departments
  • responsible for Dean's Office information technology budget of $1,762,399 out of annual College budget of $430,000,000
  • assist and advise in the planning for and development of information technology in new buildings and facilities
1987-1990   Center for Instructional and Research Computing Activities (CIRCA), University of Florida. CIRCA is the University's campus computing center. Primary duties: coordinator/supervisor of micro systems support and services, systems manager and planner for CIRCA Novell network. Handled UF campus site licenses for software. Budget planning and purchasing of microcomputer related software for UF facilities. Technical consultant and end-user consultant.
1985-1987   CIRCA, University of Florida. Primary duties: coordinator of CIRCA contract programming service. System installation and support of campus mainframe software such as SAS and IMSL. Handled UF campus site licenses. Technical consultant and end-user consultant.
1982-1985   Private consulting/programming for six Florida community colleges. This project tracked the movement and success of community college students in upper division Florida universities.
1984   Private consulting/programming for InfoTech, Inc., Gainesville, Fl. This project consisted of designing a system for the creation and management of VAX VMS operating system user accounts.
1981-1985   CIRCA, University of Florida. Primary duties: Manager of DEC VAX systems which deliver computing services to UF students and instructors. System installation and support of mainframe software such as SAS and IMSL. Technical consultant and end-user consultant. Administered UF campus UNIX licenses.
1979-1980   CIRCA, University of Florida. Primary duties: programmer with CIRCA contract programming service. Programmed software systems and utilities for IBM mainframe system users. End-user consultant.

 
University committees and memberships

member, UF Acceptable Use Policy committee, 1998. This committee recommends policy concerning appropriate use of UF computing and networking resources to the President. www.urel.ufl.edu/aupolicy/

member, Faculty Advisory Committee for Computing and Information Technology (FACCIT) for the UF Brain Institute, 1998. www.ufbi.ufl.edu/ufbi/about/faccit.html

member, UF College of Medicine Information Technology Advisory Group, 1997-1998. This group recommends information technology policy to the Dean.

member, UF Health Science Center Teleconferencing Bridge RFP evaluation committee, 1997- 1998

member, UF Gartner Group Committee, 1998. ufgartner.ufl.edu/

member, UF Brain Institute Multimedia Conference Rooms and Auditorium Design Team, 1997- 1998. www.ufbi.ufl.edu/ufbi/mcad/index.html

member, search committee for Chief Information Officer and Assistant Vice President for Information Systems and Support, University of Florida Health Science Center, 1997

member, Network Advisory Group, University of Florida Health Science Center, 1997-1998

member, search committee for UF Health Science Center Library Informatics Director, 1997

member, UF Networking Technology Advisory Group, 1997-1998

member, Videoteleconferencing Advisory Committee, 1996-1997. This group advised in the policies, procedure, procurement and management of Health Science Center videoteleconferencing facilities and services.

moderator, UF Healthnet Forum, 1995-1996. This group served as a coordinating, training and communication mechanism among the information technology managers within the UF Health Science Center.

member, UF Healthnet Forum, 1995-1998. www.health.ufl.edu/healthnet/

member, UF Campus-wide Information Systems (CWIS) Operations and Policy Committee, 1994-1998. This group oversees the UF homepage and recommends UF web page policy to the President. www.ufl.edu/cwispic.html , nersp.nerdc.ufl.edu/~oits/UFRFC08.txt

member, UF Encryption and Privacy Committee, 1994

member, UF Software Site Licensing Work Group, 1994. nersp.nerdc.ufl.edu/~oits/UFRFC03.txt

member, Healthnet Planning Group, 1992-1995. This group advised and coordinated computing and networking issues among the colleges of the UF Health Science Center. It reorganized into the Healthnet Forum Group in 1995.

member, Network Performance Workgroup, Healthnet Planning Group, 1993-1995

member, Telnet Workgroup, Healthnet Planning Group, 1994

chair, IP Naming and Planning workgroup, Healthnet Planning Group, 1992

founder and member, UF Novell Campus Managers Group, 1990-1992

UF representative, Novell Technology Transfer Partners (TTP), 1990-1991 member, Novell Technology Transfer Partners (TTP) group, 1990-present

founder and first president, UF SAS Users Group, 1986-88

 
Other membership

Novell Technology Transfer Partners (TTP)
Digital Equipment Corporation Users Group (DECUS)
SAS Users Group International (SUGI)
Phi Beta Kappa
Alachua County Charter Review Commission (1999-2000)
Alachua County Campaign Finance Reform Advisory Board (2001-2002)

 
Awards

 
Publications (Sole or principal author except where noted)

Buyers Guide to Florida Candidates website, 2000-2001. Analysis of candidate contributions. www.theBuyersGuide.org

Partners in Prevention of Substance Abuse (PIPSA): An Interdisciplimary, Service-Based Education Program, 1999. P.A. Small, Jr, MD, Medicine; V.J. Sposetti, DMD, Dentistry; J.B. Castleman, RN/MS, Nursing; P.L. Doering, MSP, Pharmacy,; J.P. Thompson, PhD/DVM, Veterinary Medicine; S.B. Wright, BA, Medicine; C.B. Stevens, MS/MA, Medicine, M.S. Gold, Md, Medicine.

Standards for the Dissemination of Information and the Exchange of Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations within the College of Medicine, 1998. Policy. www.med.ufl.edu/is/policy/software.htm

UF Acceptable Use Policy, 1998. Co-authored with Acceptable Use Policy committee. Policy, draft awaiting approval. www.urel.ufl.edu/aupolicy/

College of Medicine E-mail Standard, 1997. Policy. www.med.ufl.edu/is/policy/email.html

Liability/Insurance Issues and Computer Equipment, 1996. Policy. www.med.ufl.edu/is/policy/homeliab.html

College of Medicine Statement on E-mail and Public Records Law, 1996. Policy. www.med.ufl.edu/is/policy/emailrec.html

Healthnet Services and Costs, 1995. Co-authored with M. Conlon, J. van der Aa, M. Frost. Business model proposal.

Basic Troubleshooting Techniques in a LAN Environment, 1994. Co-authored with N. Phillips. Technical.

Software Licensing and Management, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1994. Policy and procedure. www.med.ufl.edu/is/policy/softwlic.html

A Software Acquisition Proposal, 1994. Principal co-author with UF Software Site Licensing Work Group. nersp.nerdc.ufl.edu/~oits/UFRFC03.txt

Basic Netware Security Considerations for Novell Networks, 1992. Technical. www.med.ufl.edu/is/techdocs/bnwsecur.html

Netware Basic Training for Technical Support Staff, 1990. Technical.

A WordPerfect Supplement for CIRCA's Netware File Servers, 1990. Technical.

Writing Efficient SAS Code for Production Programs, 1987. Technical.

 
Presentations

A Centralized/Decentralized Model for Management of Computing Resources Using the Trickle Down Method; Loughborough University, England, 1999.

Providing Information Technology Support and Services in the College of Medicine, University of Florida; University of Florida Health Science Center Network Advisory Group, 1998

WebCalendar - CGI-based Calendaring and Scheduling Software developed by Susan Wright; University of Florida Healthnet Forum, 1996

A Campus Strategy for Establishing Information Technology Standards; Novell TTP Conference, Brown University, 1996

Pegasus Mail (PMAIL) - Features to Look for in E-mail Software; Mini-conference on E-mail, University of Florida, 1994

RARP Server; Novell TTP Conference, University of Texas at Austin, 1990.

Writing Efficient SAS Code for Production Programs; University of Florida, 1987.

 
Research

Partners in Prevention of Substance Abuse (PIPSA): An Interdisciplimary, Service-Based Education Program, 1999. P.A. Small, Jr, MD, Medicine; V.J. Sposetti, DMD, Dentistry; J.B. Castleman, RN/MS, Nursing; P.L. Doering, MSP, Pharmacy,; J.P. Thompson, PhD/DVM, Veterinary Medicine; S.B. Wright, BA, Medicine; C.B. Stevens, MS/MA, Medicine, M.S. Gold, Md, Medicine.

The Partners in Prevention of Substance Abuse (PIPSA) program was developed and implemented with the goal of instituting service and interdisciplinary training of health professional students about alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) abuse. (Supported by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation and the North Florida Area Health Education Center and The Ounce of Prevention Fund of FL.)

 
Grants

Co-authored the Sugarfoot Sink Project Grant submitted by the City of Gainesville for funding by the Florida Communities Trust in 1999 and 2001. It is on the list for funding in 2001. Project total: $2 million; FCT grant: $800,000; Local matching funds: $1.2 million.


Civic Involvement and Volunteer Work


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Last updated: 10/5/02